Is drinking and driving a crime in Arkansas?

It is not a crime to drink and drive in Arkansas. However, you may not legally drive if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) has exceeded the maximum percentage allowed under Arkansas law. Additionally, you will be charged with DUI/DWI  if you operate a vehicle while impaired by medicines and/or drugs. Some medications, prescription or over-the-counter, can seriously affect your driving.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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